- Liquid Jade: The Story of Tea from East to West
Trailing tea over continents and centuries as it grows in popularity and becomes a power unto itself-in the form of the East India Tea Company-Hohenegger covers an interesting mix of topics, including Zen Buddhism, the Opium Wars, the first and only "tea spy," and, of course,
- A Place in Time: Twenty Stories of the Port William Membership
from the nearly departed lends buoyancy to the story.
- SHORT STORIES BY LATIN AMERICAN WOMEN: The Magic and the Real
Others, such as "Cloud Cover Caribbean," by Ana Lydia Vega of Puerto Rico, are firmly in the realist tradition; in this case, a refugee boat heading toward Miami founders because of the mutual mistrust of the passengers.
- Outsiders: 22 New Stories from the Edge
Brite, Elizabeth Massie and other award-winning writers cover a gamut of approaches, from traditional shocker and physical slasher through psychological terror to urban New Weird dark fantasy.
- Spring 2013 Announcements: Literary Biographies, Essays & Criticism: The Story Behind the Story
As the story goes, after meeting in February 2008, Coetzee suggested to Auster that they begin exchanging letters.
- THE PERFECT TIE: The True Story of the 2000 Presidential Election
In their third report on presidential campaigns (they've also covered the 1992 and 1996 elections), political scientists Ceaser (Univ. of Virginia) and Busch (Univ. of Denver) present the story of one of the nation's most unusual and perhaps most bizarre elections.
- War Stories: Military Books 2013
“It can sometimes feel that no book will be covered unless its subject matter abides by a strict anniversary algorithm, i.e., it must be X years old, where X ends in the digit 5 or 0.”
- Dave McKean Tells a Complex, Dreamlike Story in ‘Raptor’
The Raptor story is drawn in black ink, the writer’s story is in pencil.
- From Self-Published to Mainstream: An Indie Success Story
I’m also working on a new series about a city full of warring shifters along with some short fairy stories.”
- New Stories from the South: The Year's Best
s workaholism covers up a more serious sickness and ingeniously preserves what's left of his ailing father's selective memory.
- A Funny Little Story from Sourcebooks
\t“Drôle d’oiseau was more of a little pamphlet,” Geck recalled, noting that the French edition was smaller than a typical American picture book and saddle-stitched with a “sturdy cloth” cover.
- The Thing about Great White Sharks: And Other Stories
The 15 stories in Wright's debut story collection cover everything from futuristic flora and fauna to literary farce.
- SOUL SEARCHING: Thirteen Stories About Faith and Belief
Although its 13 original stories introduce dramatic episodes—e.g., a Jewish-American girl's belated discovery of her father's escape from Nazi Germany; a Palestinian-Israeli showdown—and cover a wide spectrum of religious beliefs, this anthology is generally tame.
- A TIME TO LOVE: Stories from the Old Testament
The dramatic collage cover image, taken from "Reuben and Joseph," depicts the moment of forgiveness: Joseph's arms envelop all 11 brothers, two of whom turn away, and one of whom—Reuben—cries.
- Walter the Giant Storyteller's Giant Book of Giant Stories
The tales cover a range of geographical and cultural territory, and O'Malley's (Once Upon a Cool Motorcycle Dude ) illustrations vary accordingly.